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National Jan 14, 2019

Japan plans to take steps against 'fake news' by June

The government plans to come up with a set of measures aimed at preventing the spread of false online information, or "fake news," particularly during elections and disasters, according to government sources. Officials are seeking to come up with the package around June, which may ...

Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of U.S. election

World Nov 6, 2018

Facebook blocks 115 accounts on eve of U.S. election

Facebook said Monday it blocked some 30 accounts on its platform and 85 more on Instagram after police warned they may be linked to "foreign entities" trying to interfere in the U.S. midterm election. The announcement came shortly after U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies ...